Apocalypse Explained (Tansley translation)


This is a translation of: Apocalypsis Explicata, by Emanuel Swedenborg

The original work was not published by its author.

Translated into English by Isaiah Tansley


Description:

This exegesis of the "Book of Revelation" was drafted from 1757-1759, but wasn't finished. (Later, in 1766, Swedenborg tackled "Revelation" again, reworking and condensing, and published "Apocalypse Revealed".)

About this translation:

This exegesis of the "Book of Revelation" was drafted from 1757-1759, but wasn't finished. (Later, in 1766, Swedenborg tackled "Revelation" again, reworking and condensing, and published "Apocalypse Revealed".)

Created or translated by: Isaiah Tansley

Date of creation: 1923

Credit: Translation by Isaiah Tansley. Many thanks to the Swedenborg Society for the permission to use this translation.

Copyright: Swedenborg Society

Copyright Swedenborg Society. All rights reserved.

License: Used with permission - see terms

About: In Ryder's Bibliography of Swedenborg’s Works, Volume Three, page 359, shows that Tansley was/is the fourth of only five translators of Apocalypsis Explicata, the fifth being John Whitehead. Page 373-4 shows that Tansley’s earliest translation was published in 1895, i.e. a volume comprising AE 415-625. Pages 381-2 indicate that that the latest edition that Tansley was involved with came out in 1923.

Obtained from: https://www.swedenborg.org.uk


Publication data:

Published: 1952 in London, England by Swedenborg Society


Suggested Citation:

Apocalypse Explained. [Written in 1758-1759, not published by the author.] Translated by Isaiah Tansley. London, England: Swedenborg Society, 1952. Retrieved from: newchristianbiblestudy.org


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